Auction 160, Lot 428

"Castille d'Or", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Colombia & Venezuela

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 3.9 inches
12.4 x 9.9 cm

This miniature map of Colombia & Venezuela depicts major towns and key topographical features. The map extends east to the Gulf of Paria and the Cano Manamo river, here called Rio de Paria. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 132-135; Pastoureau, Duval XI Fa.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with faint toning along the centerfold and a stain at bottom right.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/16/2016